Expressionism
(An artistic movement)

Dates: 1905-1940

This movement contains other movements: Der Blaue Reiter, Cubism, Die Brücke, Dada, Bauhaus, Fauvism, Futurism

European art movement which consisted on many small and short-living groups. Each one painted with unconventional colours and distorted perspectives in order to "express" personal emotions.

People associated with this movement
Alexandr ArchipenkoUkrainian, 1887-19648 artworks
Alice BaillySwiss, 1872-1938121 artworks
Giacomo BallaItalian, 1871-195848 artworks
Max BeckmannGerman, 1884-1950351 artworks
Albert BlochGerman, 1882-19616 artworks
Umberto BoccioniItalian, 1882-191628 artworks
Georges BraqueFrench, 1882-1963325 artworks
David Davidovich BurliukRussian, 1882-196726 artworks
Charles CamoinFrench, 1879-1965150 artworks
Heinrich CampendonkGerman, 1889-195719 artworks
Benedetta Cappa MarinettiItalian, 1897-197710 artworks
Carlo CarràItalian, 1881-196621 artworks
Marc ChagallFrench, 1887-198558 artworks
Lovis CorinthGerman, 1858-1925271 artworks
Tullio CraliItalian, 1910-20006 artworks
Robert DelaunayFrench, 1885-194148 artworks
Fortunato DeperoItalian, 1892-19601 artwork
André DerainFrench, 1880-1954266 artworks
Otto DixGerman, 1891-196956 artworks
Raoul DufyFrench, 1877-1953861 artworks
Henri-Jacques EvenepoelBelgian, 1872-18998 artworks
Lyonel FeiningerAmerican, 1871-1956203 artworks
Roger de la FresnayeFrench, 1885-192581 artworks
Emile-Othon FrieszFrench, 1879-1949267 artworks
Albert GleizesFrench, 1881-195374 artworks
Natalia GoncharovaRussian, 1881-1962105 artworks
Juan GrisSpanish, 1887-1927487 artworks
Erich HeckelGerman, 1883-197052 artworks
Alexei JawlenskyRussian, 1864-1941656 artworks
Wassily KandinskyRussian, 1866-1944236 artworks
Ernst Ludwig KirchnerGerman, 1880-1938235 artworks
Paul KleeSwiss, 1879-1940165 artworks
Mikhail Fedorovich LarionovRussian, 1881-196416 artworks
Marie LaurencinFrench, 1883-1956275 artworks
Henri LaurensFrench, 1885-19547 artworks
Henri Le FauconnierFrench, 1881-19464 artworks
Fernand LégerFrench, 1881-1955429 artworks
Wyndham Lewis1882-19571 artwork
André LhoteFrench, 1885-1962296 artworks
August MackeGerman, 1887-191490 artworks
Henri ManguinFrench, 1874-1949159 artworks
Franz MarcGerman, 1880-1916339 artworks
Louis MarcoussisPolish, 1883-194149 artworks
Albert MarquetFrench, 1875-1947388 artworks
Henri MatisseFrench, 1869-1954749 artworks
Jean MetzingerFrench, 1883-1956135 artworks
Paula Modersohn-BeckerGerman, 1876-1907143 artworks
Amedeo ModiglianiItalian, 1884-1920306 artworks
Otto MuellerGerman, 1874-193018 artworks
Edvard MunchNorwegian, 1863-19441669 artworks
Gabrielle MünterGerman, 1878-195589 artworks
Emil NoldeGerman, 1867-19561048 artworks
Hermann Max PechsteinGerman, 1881-1955166 artworks
Constant PermekeBelgian, 1886-19527 artworks
Pablo PicassoSpanish, 1881-1973191 artworks
Liubov PopovaRussian, 1889-192474 artworks
Jean PuyFrench, 1876-196018 artworks
Alfred RethHungarian, 1884-196615 artworks
Georges RouaultFrench, 1871-1958362 artworks
Luigi RussoloItalian, 1883-19474 artworks
Egon SchieleAustrian, 1890-1918335 artworks
Karl Schmidt-RottluffGerman, 1884-197634 artworks
Gino SeveriniItalian, 1883-196626 artworks
Mario SironiItalian, 1885-19618 artworks
Ardengo SofficiItalian, 1879-19641 artwork
Chaim SoutineFrench, 1894-1943526 artworks
Howard TangyeAustralian36 artworks
Maurice de VlaminckFrench, 1876-1958789 artworks
Johann Heinrich VogelerGerman, 1872-194246 artworks
Edward Wadsworth1889-194953 artworks
Max WeberPolish, 1881-196145 artworks
Albert WeisgerberGerman, 1878-19151 artwork
Marianne von WerefkinRussian, 1860-193895 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Traveling Woman
Liubov Popova

Fiumicino
Hermann Max Pechstein

Man and Discs
Fernand Léger

Last Self Portrait
Lovis Corinth

Cassis
Emile-Othon Friesz

Conversation
Edward Wadsworth

Vase of Amaryllis
Henri Matisse

A Village
Maurice de Vlaminck

Still Life
Henri Matisse

The Choir Boy
Chaim Soutine

Self-Portrait
Paula Modersohn-Becker

Old Woman in Profile
Paula Modersohn-Becker

The Port of La Rochelle
Emile-Othon Friesz

Bouquet of Flowers
Chaim Soutine
Important dates
Founding date:  1905
Why 1905?: Creation of Die Brücke and Fauvism in Germany and France.

End date:  1940
Why 1940?: The Nazis condemned Expressionism as "degenerate art" and forbade artists to paint.